7,000 Mogilevers have already been immunized against flu. Belarus started vaccination campaign on September 15.
Mogilev region healthcare establishments will start getting antiflu vaccines at the end of this week. The information was provided at Mogilev region centre for hygiene, epidemiology and public health.
Mogilev region’s anti-flu vaccination is becoming mass and intensive. This season the region is going to vaccinate over 435 thousand people. It is 40% to the total population of the region. By now the half of the target has already been vaccinated. According to the specialists, it is enough to create a so-called “Safety cushion”. The vaccination priority is given to a risk group.
15% of Mogilev region population (37.4% of the planned figure) has already been immunized against flu. The information was provided by head physician of Mogilev region centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health Svetlana Nechai.
One rouble invested in vaccination brings a profit of 40 roubles. The calculations are based on practical experience of Alexander Starovoitov, the chief physician of the central out-patient clinic, and announced at the planning meeting of Mogilev city executive committee. Alexander Starovoitov says that the heads of Mogilev’s enterprises have got different opinions about vaccination.
By now Mogilev region has vaccinated 25% residents against flu: over 264 thousand people including 78 thousand children. Specialists expect the vaccination campaign to finish by December, 1 – to vaccinate about 438 thousand residents (41%). The information is provided by Natalia Morozova, the head of Mogilev regional centre for hygiene, epidemiology and public health.
Anti-flu immunization will be held at more than 1.6 thousand organisations of Mogilev region. The information was provided at Mogilev region centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health.
ARD and flu sickness rate is 11.2 times lower among vaccinated adults and 6 times lower - among vaccinated children, specialists of Mogilev region centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health concluded after having analysed the data of the previous epidemic season.
More than 427 thousand people will have an opportunity to get flu vaccination in Mogilev region. The information was provided at Mogilev region centre of hygiene, epidemiology and public health.
Mogilev region has fulfilled the target for a mass anti-flu vaccination of population. More than 35% of the region’s citizens have been immunized before the epidemic season starts.
Out of 376,700 people having been immunized in Mogilev region by 26 November, 97,400 are children. Last year 332,000 people (30% of the population) protected themselves against influenza.
By October, 11 over 189 thousand citizens of Mogilev region (17% to the number of the total region’s population) got vaccination against flu. The information is provided by Natalia Morozova, the head of the Epidemiology department of Mogilev Regional Epidemiology and Public Health Centre.
Mogilev’s polyclinics will get vaccine against flu at the beginning of September. The region will vaccinate about a third of the population.
At the expense of the national budget Chinese and Russian vaccines were bought. The vaccines from France and Belgium will be available on a paid basis. Epidemiologists are sure that the price is the main difference of the vaccines.